Obituaries

Maria Delgado

Maria E. Delgado, 55, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Thursday October 19, 2017. She was born in Ayo El Grande, Jalisco, Mexico on May 31, 1962 to Sabas Torres and Juventina Lopez. She married Jose Delgado and he survives in Bowling Green. Also surviving are her sons Nestor (Karla) Delgado of Bowling Green, Ohio, Juan (Chelsea) Delgado of Delphos, Ohio and Franko Delgado of Bowling Green, Ohio, brothers Leopoldo, Abel, Raul, Sabas, Antonio and Jose, sisters Eloisa, Marta and Angelica and grandchildren Lincoln, Leo, Ariana, Vera and Jazmin. Local services will be private for the family. Interment will take place at Cementerio Municipal in Mexico. Dunn Funeral Home is handeling arrangments. To share an online condolence with the Delgado family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by: admin on October 23, 2017.


Ralph Blake

Ralph Blake, 67, of Bowling Green, Ohio died October 16, 2017. Ralph was born in Germany to the late Don and Frida (Krauss) Blake on March 7, 1950. He married Mary Mackzum on November 9, 1985 in Cincinnati, Ohio and she survives him in Bowling Green. Ralph was employed by Marathon Oil in Findlay, Ohio as a Paralegal where he worked on Environmental Research, retiring after 29 years. Education was very important to Ralph. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from Mount St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Auburn University as well as a Paralegal certificate from the National Center for Paralegal Training. Ralph was known as the kindest, most generous man, who never turned his back on anyone in need. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was loved by everyone. Ralph was a member of the American Humanist Association. His greatest love was practicing and playing music, especially his bass guitar and electric guitar. He would sit and play for Mary for hours every night. He was a “gem” and will be deeply missed. Ralph is survived by his wife of 32 years, Mary Mackzum. He was a wonderful husband and companion and was loved beyond measure.  He is also survived by his brother Wayne Blake of Maryland. He was a devoted and loving uncle to his niece Elyse Blake of New York. There will be no services. The love and kindness he showed in life will be his legacy and his memory will live in our hearts forever. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St./P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Tele: 419-352-2171. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions in Ralph’s honor may be gifted…


Donna Jean Frankfather

Donna Jean Frankfather, 92 years of age, of Jerry City, Ohio, passed away, Friday, October 13, 2017. Donna was born on June 17, 1925 in Pemberville, Ohio to the late: Edward and Belma (Donaldson) Billingsley.  She married Albert M. Frankfather on July 15, 1946 in Fremont, Ohio and he preceded her in death on March 7 1994. Donna is survived by her sons: Carl E. (Cathy) Frankfather, of Portage, Ohio; Anthony (Shirley) Frankfather, of Cygnet, Ohio and Ernest (Joy) McMahan Jr., of North Baltimore, Ohio; 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, Donna was preceded in death by a son: Thomas Frankfather; sisters: Pearl Main; Maxine Hoffman; Vondale Wade and brothers; Jim Billingsley and Cecil Billingsley and one grandson. Donna was a nurse for the former Manley Manor in Bowling Green, Ohio and later worked as a nurse for the Manley family at the Heritage Nursing Home in Findlay, Ohio.  Donna’s true pride and joy was her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private Graveside Services will be held for Donna’s family in the Jerry City Cemetery, Jerry City, Ohio. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402, Tele: 419-352-2171. In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations in Donna’s honor may be gifted to the charity of the Donor’s Choice. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Donna’s family and encourage family and friends to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com. Posted by: admin on October 17, 2017.


Jeffrey Dean Miller

Jeff, a nearly lifelong resident of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Thursday, October 10. Jeff was born December 5, 1956 and suffered during decades of a difficult illness. He was sustained in that long travail by the love of his family, friends and fellow parishioners of Dayspring Church. As a youth Jeff played the trumpet in the Bowling Green Senior High School Band. He also played hockey, loved waterskiing on the Maumee River and was a member of the rifle club. His first job, and the one he enjoyed the most, was working at the McDonald’s on South Main Street. He also liked working on his Chevy Camaro. He is survived by his mother Mary Jane Miller of Bowling Green, brothers Mike and Gary, Sister in Law Tina as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and great nieces and nephew around the country and the world. Jeff is preceded in death by his father Dr. David Miller M.D. who died six months earlier. Jeff’s last wish is that he go to Heaven to be with his father and Jesus. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at the Prayer Center located adjacent to Dayspring Church, 17360 N. Dixie Hwy Bowling Green.  Interment will follow at Wood County Memory Gardens.  Visitation will begin Friday morning at 9:30 A.M. at the Prayer Center. Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to Dayspring Church. Dunn Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by: admin on October 12, 2017.


Shirley Freeworth

Shirley Ann Freeworth, 73, of Bowling Green, passed away on October 4, 2017. She was born on July 16, 1944 in Lucas County to Howard and Anna (Jacobs) McMahan. Shirley married James L. Freeworth on September 18, 1962 and he survives. Also surviving are her sons, James and Bill (Debbie) both of Bowling Green, brother, Robert McMahan and sister, Jean Hopple, both of Jerry City, three grandchildren, Patrick, Paige and Grahm Freeworth and her French bulldog, Mimi. Shirley worked for many years as head cook for food services at Bowling Green State University. She enjoyed cooking and dearly loved her grandchildren. Private family services are being held at Dunn Funeral Home, Bowling Green with Pastor Susan Kronbach, officiating followed by interment at Wood County Memory Gardens. The family request any memorial contributions be directed to Bowling Green High School Athletics. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by: admin on October 9, 2017.


Carl Hagemeyer

Carl F. Hagemeyer, 81, of Wayne, Ohio passed away October 3, 2017.  Carl was born on the fifth generation family homestead located on Cloverdale Road on March 15, 1936 to the late George and Edith (Aufdenkamp) Hagemeyer. He married Maxine Miller on August 8, 1959 in St. Paul United Church of Christ in Oak Harbor, Ohio and she survives him. Carl graduated from Portage Township School in 1954. He worked at LOF in Rossford, Ohio until his retirement after 32 years in 1991 and farmed up until March of 2017. Carl was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church serving in many capacities including President and was known for having a very serving heart. He was a member of the Portage Valley Lutheran Men’s Association, the Gleaner Portage Center Arbor, and assisting his wife with Martha’s Kitchen. Carl enjoyed being part of the Dartball league, camping with his family, hunting, woodworking, and enjoyed going to farm auctions. Carl is survived by his wife Maxine of Wayne, Ohio; daughters: Kathy (Brian) Wilhelm of Custar, Ohio; Cheryl (Anthony) Hagemeyer-Vetter of Bowling Green, Ohio; son: John (Karen) Hagemeyer of Bowling Green, Ohio; sister: Marjorie Schulte of Woodville, Ohio; brother: James Hagemeyer of Waterville, Ohio; grandchildren: Nichole (Neil) Sanghavi, Jesicca (Tim) Sautter, McKenzie Wilhelm, Jack, Luke, & Zane Hagemeyer; great grandchildren Beau Sautter, and Zoey Sanghavi. Carl was preceded in death by his parents; George and Edith; sisters: Louise Smith, Donna Belle Brinker, brother-in-laws: Elmer Brinker, Victor Schulte, William H. Smith; and sister-in-law Janet Hagemeyer. Visitation for Carl will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the…


Isabel Hernandez

Isabel Hernandez, 94 of Bowling Green ,Oh passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday October 3, 2017 at the Wood County Hospital. Isabel was born on July 8, 1923 in San Antonio, Texas. She married Francisco Hernandez and he preceded her in death in 1968. Isabel is survived by her daughters: Joyce (Edward) Calderon of Bowling Green; Maria (Rey) Casiano of Texas; Lupe Castillo of San Diego; Victoria Melendrez of Bowling Green; Rosie (Juan) Flores of Bowling Green; a son: Joe (Tina) Hernandez of Rudolph; Grandchildren: Eddie, Armando, Kristina, Carlos, Pancha, Francisco, Raul, Lupita, Johnny, Bobby, Anna, Gina, Michael, Alicia and Frank, along with a host of loving great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, Isabel was preceded in death by two sons: Paul and Frank Hernandez; two brothers; a granddaughter Lisa. and two great-grandsons: Bradlee and Andrew. Isabel was a homemaker and loved raising her children and spending time with her family. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church. She loved all types of crafts especially sewing. Isabela enjoyed playing BINGO and completing word search puzzles. Isabel will be dearly missed by her loving family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 South Enterprise Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 with visitation beginning at 9:00 Am in the St. Aloysius Church Narthex. Interment will immediately follow in the Jerry City Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Memorial Contributions in Isabel’s honor may be made out to…


Richard Solether

Richard (Dick) E. Solether, 76, of Cygnet, Ohio passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born on August 27, 1941 in Monroe, Michigan to Kenneth and Dorothy (Loe) Solether. He married Peggy Roberts on November 7, 1964 and she survives in Cygnet. Dick served in the United States Marine Corps from June 22, 1960 to May 4, 1966. He drove truck for Abbott Laboratories and various trucking companies throughout his life. Along with his wife Peggy of 52 years, Dick is survived by daughter Michele Solether of Bowling Green; son Rick Solether (Chris); granddaughter Morgan Solether; and a grandson Trevor Solether, all of Cygnet. He is also survived by his sister Kay Schauer of Bowling Green and brother Joe Schweitzer of Sylvania. He is preceded in death by his father Kenneth and step-mother Nonnie Solether, mother Dorothy and step-father Addie Schweitzer, and step-sister Deborah E. Lopez. Private family arrangements have been entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home, 408 West Wooster Street in Bowling Green.   Posted by: admin on October 4, 2017.


Carol Dewalt

Carol A. Dewalt, 81, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Sunday October 1, 2017. She was born October 22, 1935 in Bowling Green to Edgar and Mildred (McCain) Rudulph. She married Ronald K. Dewalt on August 22, 1953 and he preceded her in death April 19, 2013. Carol was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green. She worked for many years at Uhlman’s and also worked at the Sentinel Tribune. Carol was an avid knitter, entering many of her pieces into the Wood County Fair and winning several Blue ribbons. She enjoyed playing games, especially Scrabble, doing jigsaw puzzles and going to the Senior Center. She is survived by her son Keith (Chris) Dewalt of Perrysburg, Ohio, daughters Ronda (Rich) Young of Bowling Green, Cathy (Pat) Moriarty of Columbus, Indiana and Kara (Darby) Reynolds of Bowling Green, 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ronald and sister Norma Burd. Visitation will be held on Wednesday October 4, 2017 from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster Street. A Rosary service will begin at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday evening. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday October 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 S. Enterprise St. in Bowling Green. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bowling Green. Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to St. Aloysius Catholic Church or the Wood County Humane Society. To share an online condolence with the Dewalt family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by:…


Maria Bautista

Maria Alicia Bautista, 74, of Bowling Green and formerly of Pemberville, OH passed away September 28, 2017. Alicia was born in Spring Branch, Texas to the late Toribio and  Dolores (Guzman) Calderon. She married Jose Bautista on November 3, 1962 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Gibsonburg, OH and he preceded her in death on May 13, 2001. Alicia is survived by her children: Adrian Bautista of Oberlin, OH; Percy Bautista of Bowling Green;  Natalia Bautista of Toledo, OH; Josie (Jorge) Vazquez of Bowling Green; Nora (Victor) Hernandez of Gibsonburg, OH; grandchildren: Veronica (Juventino) Guillen, Vanessa (Chris) Malsch, Victoria (Alex) Black, Nicolas Hernandez; Vivian and Omar Vazquez; Jose and Zenaida Bautista; Jaden and Skyla Bautista; Maya Bautista, Marcus, Marcel and Morgan Hughes, and Analicia Santos; 7 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Andrew Calderon of Coal City, IL and Edward (Joyce) Calderon of Bowling Green; a sister-in-law Dionicia Calderon of Chicago, IL; and her dedicated caregiver Deb Morrision. She was preceded in death by her brother Matias Calderon. Alicia had worked as a receptionist for the Wood County Health Department, Ohio Extension Services and the Migrant Farmworker Clinic at Bowling Green State University. Alicia was a faithful member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Bowling Green, where they were active in the Cursillo Movement for the Diocese of Toledo. Alicia was also very active in Migrant Ministry and served as a Eucharistic Minister.  The most important aspects of Alicia’s life were her faith, family and serving her community. Visitation for Alicia will be on Monday October 2, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM in the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W Wooster St., Bowling…


Donald Schick

Donald “Don” Wayne Schick, 73, of Bowling Green, OH passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Don was born on February 2, 1944 in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Ralph and Edna (Irwin) Schick.  He married Cheryl Lynn (Casteel) Schick on February 13, 1970 in Lafayette, Ohio and she survives him in Bowling Green. Along with his wife Cheryl, Don is survived by a daughter: Sally Schick of Bowling Green, Ohio, sons: Roger (Kam) Schick, of Bowling Green, Ohio; Keith (Suzi) Schick of North Ridgeville, Ohio; Gary Schick of Parrish, Florida, sisters: Marjorie (Melvin) Dawson of Bluffton, Ohio; Betty (John) Howard of Beaverdam, Ohio, brothers: Richard (Elaine) Schick of Lakeview, Ohio; Clark (Bonnie) Schick of Lafayette, Ohio, Grandchildren: Mariah, Alexis, Morgan, Easton, and Landon of Bowling Green, Ohio and Paityn and Lincoln of North Ridgeville, Ohio Along with his parents, Don was preceded in death by a sister M. Jean Ricker. Don was a 1962 graduate of Lafayette High School now Allen East. Don went on to serve his country proudly in the United States Army. After being Honorably discharged Don went on to be a Plant Manager at Pioneer Packing.  He worked for Pioneer Packing for 40 plus years then worked for Dean Foods Frostbite as a Maintenance Technician.  He retired from Frostbite after 15 years in 2013.   Don had a passion for fishing and boating on Lake Erie, and loved to go deep sea fishing down in Florida.   He enjoyed rooting for the Ohio State Buckeyes and was not a fan of  “the school up north”. Visitation for Don will be held on Monday,…


Kent H Hagg

Kent H. Hagg, age 48, of Perrysburg, OH passed away unexpectedly on September 25, 2017 at I.U. Health Saxony Hospital, Fishers, IN. He was born on August 22, 1969 in Oregon, OH to Earl and Janet (Rigg) Hagg. Kent was a skilled construction worker for Comte Construction, Toledo, OH. His memberships included: St. John’s Lutheran Church, Stony Ridge, OH and Eastwood Wrestling Club where he was very active. In his spare time, he was very involved in his children’s activities. Kent is survived by his father: Earl Hagg of Perrysburg, children: Kendra and Heath both at home, sister: Lori Dewyre of Pemberville ex-wife and lifelong friend: Jodi Fall of Perrysburg and God-father to niece: Katie (Joel Moenter) and nephew: Daniel both of Pemberville. He was preceded in death by his mother: Janet Hagg, Brother:Kurt and Twin Brother: Brent, grandparents: Virgil and Helen Hagg and Paul and Adella Rigg. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-9 PM at the Marsh Funeral Home, 110 Main Street, Luckey, OH. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11 AM from St. John’s Lutheran Church Stony Ridge, OH where there will be additional visitation from 10 -11AM. Officiating will be Rev. Cindy Ritter. Interment will be in Troy Twp. Cemetery, Luckey, OH. Memorial contributions may be given to: St. John’s Lutheran Church-Improvement Fund or Eastwood Wrestling Club. Posted by: admin on September 27, 2017.


Adela Henderson

Adela Henderson, age 66, of Bowling Green, OH, formerly of Mulberry, FL passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL. She was born on August 31, 1951 in Hargill, TX to Alejandro and Micaela (Rodriguez) Almaraz. Adela was a graduate of St. Phillips College in San Antonio, TX. She had been employed by BGSU in the food service department and was a lifetime member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Bowling Green, OH. Adela is survived by her sons: John Henderson of Austin, TX, Richard Henderson of Bowling Green, OH, Jesus J. Almaraz of Wayne, OH, Jose J. Almaraz of Austin, TX, 8 grandchildren, mother: Micaela Almaraz Rodriguez of Mulberry, FL, sisters: Maria Guadalupe Garcia of Devine TX, Yolanda Guerrero of Devine, TX, Mary Helen Esparza of Plant City FL, Marisela Sandoval of Wesley Chapel, FL, Margarita Arrevalo of Devine, TX, Rosa Gomez of Mulberry FL, brothers: Alejandro Almaraz Jr. of Mulberry, FL, Jose F. Almaraz of Bartow, FL, as well as many, many nieces and nephews. Adela was preceded in death by her father: Alejandro Almaraz and sister: Maria Luisa Sotello. Family and friends will be received on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 10-11 AM at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 150 Enterprise Street, Bowling Green, OH where a Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 AM. Officiating will be Father Mark Davis. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green. A bereavement luncheon will be served at the church, immediately following the cemetery committal services. Consideration for memorial contributions may be made at: https://www.gofundme.com/adela-hendersonbringing-you-home. Arrangements are being handled by the Marsh Funeral Home, Pemberville,…


John Vollmar

John Fredrick Vollmar, 54, of Weston, Ohio passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ohio. John was born on July 24, 1963 In Bowling Green,Ohio to Lawrence and Joan (Ducat) Vollmar. John was a member of the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Weston. He loved to tell jokes, collect sports cards, travel and play scratch off lotto tickets. John was a Chef at the Dinner Theater, of the Club Med Resort in South Florida, he also worked at the Bowling Green Country Club. One of John’s greatest achievements was catering dinners to the private planes of Burt Reynolds and Paul Newman. John is survived by his father: Larry Vollmar, of Weston, OH; step-father: Robert Compo, of Anaheim CA; his siblings: Penny (Tom) Hanna, of Tampa FL; Cindy (Curtis) Borders, of London OH; Kim Thomas of Weston OH; Tammy Crow, of Wauseon, OH and Shawn Compo of Anaheim CA along with 11 nephews and nieces and 10 great nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his mother: Joan Compo; a great nephew: Brady Crow; brother in law: Dave Thomas and cousin: Tim Davis. Graveside services will be held for John on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Weston, Cemetery, Euler Road, Weston, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Tele: 419-352-2171. Memorial Contributions in John’s honor may be given to The American Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. The family would like to thank the staff of Wood Haven and Heartland Hospice for the excellent care they provided to John. Hanneman Family…


Helen Parish

Helen C. Parish, 101, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday September 11, 2017. Helen was born in Richfield Township, Ohio to the late Adolph and Bertha (Rosebrock) Miller. Helen is survived by her son Russell (Karen) Parish of Bowling Green; sister in-laws: Mildred Miller of Napoleon, Ohio and Ruth Miller of Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her brothers: Harold, Otto, Henry, Eldor, and Martin Miller and sister Esther and Edna Miller and Minnie Green. Helen worked for Campbell Soup in Napoleon, Ohio and then Bowling Green State University in the custodial department. She was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Deshler, Ohio. Visitation will be on Thursday September 14, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 &6:00-8:00 PM in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Private Graveside Service for Helen will be held in the Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Deshler, Ohio. Memorial Contributions may be made in Helen’s honor to Peace Lutheran Church, 5039 County Rd G, Deshler, Ohio 43516. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Helen’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.   Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


Lauretta Eilert

Lauretta Jean Eilert 92, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2017 at Bowling Green Manor. Lauretta was born on July 7, 1925 to the late Donald and Lillian Plotner in Bowling Green, Ohio. She married Earl Eilert who preceded her in death. She graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1945. An avid bowler in many leagues at Varsity Lanes and Al-Mar, Lauretta was a member of the women’s Bowling Hall of Fame. She was also a member of the American Legion and VFW. Jean retired from Petti’s Restaurant in Bowling Green after working there for over twenty years. After retirement she enjoyed playing bingo, and spending time at the Wood County Senior Center. Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband Earl, daughter Deborah Sue Fentress and a brother James Plotner. Lauretta is survived by her brother: Donald of Columbus, MS., and many nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank Rodna Bordner for all of the excellent care she provided for Jean since 2015. Graveside Services for Lauretta will be held on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 12 Noon in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Bowling Green, Ohio. Arrangements have been entrusted with the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Tele: 419-352-2171. Memorial Contributions in Lauretta’s honor may be given to either the Wood County Humane Society or to the American Cancer Society. Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve Lauretta’s family and encourage those to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.hannemanfh.com. Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


Donald R Majewski

Donald R. Majewski, 73, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday September 18, 2017. He was born July 28, 1944 in Toledo, Ohio to Joseph and Martha (Kania) Majewski. He married Barbara Lykowski on April 16, 1966 and she survives in Bowling Green. Donald was a 1962 graduate of Woodward High School. He worked for the Ohio EPA for 33 years and worked the past 11 years as the greeter at Meijer in Rossford. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grand Rapids where he participated in CRHP. Donald was a former member of St. Adalbert in Toledo where he coached numerous sports. He enjoyed cooking, grilling, camping and gardening. His greatest joy in life was his family. Affectionately referred to by his grandchildren and great- grandchildren as the best DziaDzia ever, he loved spending time with them and enjoyed attending all of their activities and sporting events. Along with his wife of 51 years, Barbara, Donald is survived by his daughters Christina “Tina” (Brian) Barber of Toledo, Ohio and Lori (Jon) Plasencio of Toledo, Ohio, brother Richard (Teresa) Majewski of Toledo, Ohio, sister-in-law Elaine Majewski of Toledo, Ohio, grandchildren Alex (Amanda), Samantha (Corey), Brittany (Dylan), Nichole (Zack), Katie (Patrick), Jonny and Allison and great-grandchildren Aidan, Jenna, Hailey, Jordyn, and Jaxon. He was preceded in death by his parents and Brother James Majewski. Visitation will be held on Thursday September 21, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Peinert-Dunn Funeral Home, 7220 Dutch Road Waterville, Ohio 43566. A Rosary service will begin Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A Mass of…


Joanne Hipp

Joanne Hipp, 76, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away Monday September 11, 2017. She was born January 9, 1941 in Kenton, Ohio to Leonard L. and Kathryn M. (Lintz) Goslee. She married George Hipp on January 28, 1961 and he survives in Bowling Green. Joanne graduated from Kenton High School in 1959 and attended Wittenberg University. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green, the Bowling Green Curling Club and the Put-In-Bay Yacht club. Along with her husband of 56 years, George, she is survived by her son Robert (Nicole) Hipp of Simpsonville, South Carolina, daughter Dianna (Tim) Barnhisel of Cygnet, Ohio, sister Jeanne (Wes) Westervelt of Perryburg, Ohio and three grandchildren Danielle (Frank) Martinez, Taylor Barnhisel and Trey Barnhisel. She was preceded in death by a son Baby Boy Hipp and sister Carol Deaton. Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 13, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dunn Funeral Home, located in the Historical District of Bowling Green at 408 West Wooster Street. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday September 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Chruch, 315 S. College Drive in Bowling Green. Pastor Rob Spicer will officiate. Private interment will take place at Grove Cemetery in Kenton, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to the Bowling Green Curling Club. To share an online condolence with the family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


Betty Brogan

Betty Jane (Kelly) Brogan, 87, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017. She was born on April 17, 1930 in Bowling Green, Ohio to the late Ralph and Pearl (Shupe) Kelly. Betty married Donald Brogan in 1952 and he survives. Betty was a music major at Bowling Green State University. She served as secretary for Clarence Hock for 25 years and then worked for the Wood County Child Support Enforcement Agency for 25 years retiring in 2004. Betty was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Pearl; sisters Katherine Kelly, Sherry Strausbaugh, and Nancy Kemper. Betty is survived by her husband, Donald; Son: Michael (Rhonda) Brogan; grandchildren: Patrick Iffland, Courtney (Jeff) Hammond, Nora Brogan, and McKenna Brogan. Funeral Services for Betty will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Tele: 419-352-2171. The family would like to thank the nurses at Wood Haven Health Care for their wonderful care and compassion. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be gifted in Betty’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. On-line Condolences as well as fond memories may be left for Betty’s family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com. Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


June E Launder

June E. Launder, 75, of Bowling Green passed away Thursday August 31, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. June was born in Deshler, Ohio to the late Stanley and Bertha (Baer) Engle. She married the love of her life David Launder on July 16, 1960 in the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bowling Green and he preceded her in death on July 1, 2015. June is survived by her children: Sandy (Toby) Snow of Portage, Ohio, Kim (Adam) Wynar of Fostoria, Ohio, David (Holly) Launder of Mecosta, Michigan and Dannie Launder of Toledo; grandchildren: Bradley (Melody), Jennifer (Scott), Morgan, Samuel, Andy (Nicole), Brittney, Ashley, Travis (Taylor), Katie and Sara (Derek); 13 great-grandchildren and sisters: Shirley Cron of Bowling Green and Jane Sloan of Weston. June was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where she volunteered by working the gates at the Wood County Fair. She was also a member of the Eagles #2180 where she assisted with funeral dinners and the VFW Auxiliary # 1148.  June enjoyed crocheting, going to garage sales and listening to country music. Whenever you would go into June’s house, you could hear Willy’s Roadhouse station or old country music. Family was the most important part of June’s life. She cherished the time she spent with them and enjoyed the trips she took with them. Visitation for June will be on Tuesday September 5, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 PM in the Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, 1460 W. Wooster St., P.O Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. June’s funeral service will be on Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment…


Debra Anne Haas

Debra Anne Haas ,65, of Bowling Green, Ohio died September 2, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born June 23, 1952 in Bowling Green to Orvil and Sally Ann (Lewis) Hoseclaw. On August 10, 1991 she married Gary Haas at the Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church in Toledo. Debra was a graduate of Bowling Green High School Class of 1970, and a Bowling Green State University graduate with a Teaching Degree. Debra was a member of the Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Tontogany. She was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan and a Kentucky Colonel. Debra also was a Detroit Red Wing fan. She loved to fish in her pond behind her house and spend time with her family. Debra is survived by her husband Gary, her son Kevin Harrison, her step sons Easy and Kyle (Rachel) Haas, her grandchildren Kaeli, Emily, Chase and Ella Harrison, her step brother Len (Peg) Wagner, step sister Cindy Baer, half sisters Amy(Bob) Caris, and Judy (Rob) Allen, her aunt Nancy Loomis and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to a visitation on Thursday September 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Peinert Dunn Funeral Home, 18620 Washington St. Tontogany, Ohio. Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Rupert Lloyd of The Mayfair Plymouth Congregational Church officiating. In Debra’s memory donations are encouraged to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rdSt. New York, NY 10016. To leave an online condolence please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com.  Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


Donna Dill

Donna G. Dill, 90, died September 2, 2017, at The Apostolic Nursing Home in Rittman, Ohio. A private Graveside service was held on Tuesday, September 5, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Deshler, Ohio.  She was born November 13, 1926 to Charles Dill and Anna Marie Schilling Dill. Donna spent her adult life in Bowling Green, Ohio.  She graduated from Deshler High school in 1944 and attended business school after high school. She worked as an Administrative Secretary to the Executive Director of Utilities for the city of Bowling Green for 31 ½ years.  She retired in 1984.  She was an active member of the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Bowling Green where she was a scripture reader, communion helper, worked on church bulletins, and was a Wednesday Night Line Helper. Dedicating much of her life to others, Donna was recognized as Volunteer of the Year in Bowling Green. She was a Gray Lady at the Wood County Hospital.  A Guild Member of the Kings Daughters and Sons, American Cancer Society, a member of the American Red Cross, Wood County Historical Society, Wood County Humane Society, and Wood County Committee of Aging, and Heritage Corner. Donna’s hobbies included collecting cats, dachshunds, angels, toothpick holders and Hummels.  She crocheted, made Christmas candy for her family and friends and collected stuffed animals.  She loved playing bingo and was extremely lucky. Donna enjoyed traveling on Senior Bus Trips. Donna’s true love was the numerous pets that she rescued.  In her later years, her companion was Scamper, the cat.  He was very important to her and always by her side. Although she spent most of her life in…


Charles F Koontz

Charles F. Koontz, 70, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Tuesday August 29, 2017 at Bridge Hospice in Bowling Green. He was born August 30, 1946 in Toledo, Ohio to Richard C. and Virginia (Hartman) Koontz Sr. He married Janet Frazier and she survives him in Bowling Green. Charles worked for many years at Book’s Lawn Equipment in Bowling Green for Robert Book. In December of 1996 he ended up taking over the business from Larry Book. After retirement, he continued to enjoy going to the business and talking with customers and answering questions about fixing lawn equipment. Charles also work for A & P and the Flower House in Bowling Green. Along with his wife Janet, he is survived by his sons Kenneth (Brittanee) Koontz of Northwood, Ohio and Eric (Arminda) Koontz of Bowling Green, daughter Angela (Matthew) Elder of Bowling Green, brother Richard (Rosie) Koontz of Bowling Green, sisters Carolyn Sue (Timothy) Lindamuth of Bowling Green, Jean Lawson of Texas and Jill (Alan) Hager of Michigan and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law. Per his wishes there will be no visitation or public services. Dunn Funeral Home is handling arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association. To share an online condolence with the Koontz family please visit www.dunnfuneralhome.com. Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.


Mary ‘Shelley’ Harkness

Mary Shelley (Carr) Harkness of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away August 28, 2017. She was born on December 21, 1923 in Rome Georgia. She was a true Southern Belle, having grown up on a plantation in North Florida near Tallahassee. Yet she somehow agreed to marry a Northerner whose middle name is Sherman. Shelley graduated from Monticello High School and Florida State College for Women. After years of internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Florida, she became a certified ASPC medical technician. She married David Harkness on January 17, 1948. After moving to Bowling Green and raising her children, she spent 19 years at the Health Center of BGSU. Upon retirement, Shelley and David wintered in Destin FL., and spent time traveling to places like Australia, New Zealand, Guatemala, Eastern Canada and the Western US. She was a homemaker and wonderful mom to four children: Paul Joseph (Kat), Daniel Sherman (Anka), Katherine Marie (Eric) Hall and John Charles (Teri). At one point in time, Shelley was very active in the St Mark’s Lutheran church community in BG. She was an avid reader of non-fiction, and also loved to sew and cook. Shelley was blessed with a gracious and gentle temperament and a fabulous sense of humor. Never one to complain, she could barely manage to say a cross word about anyone. She is survived and will be sorely missed by her husband of 69 years David, her children and brother Dan (Ruth) Carr of West Haven, Connecticut, nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, three nieces and one nephew. Shelley’s funeral service will be held on Thursday August 31, 2017 at 11:00 a.m….


Helen L Wylie

Mrs. Helen L. Wylie (née Goldsmith) died peacefully in Bowling Green, Ohio on August 22, 2017 at the age of 87.  She was born on September 20, 1929 to Helen and Theodore Goldsmith in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Helen is survived by her children: William (Lori), Amy (James), and Jack (Tracy); sister Priscilla (Robert); and grandchildren Aleha, Will, and Katie. She is preceded in death by husband William Sr., sister Mary, and grandson Martin. She was a generous individual who loved children and who was passionate about her church. She was an active and dedicated member of Saint John’s Episcopal Church.  She enjoyed sewing and embroidery.  She worked at BGSU for 29 years. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday August 26 at 1 pm at Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Bowling Green Ohio. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Helen’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Saint John’s Episcopal Church, 1505 E. Wooster Street, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Posted by: admin on September 20, 2017.